Instructional Designer (Remote)

<strong>AF Group (Lansing, Mich.) and its subsidiaries are a premier provider of innovative insurance solutions. Insurance policies may be issued by any of the following companies within AF Group: Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Accident Fund National Insurance Company, Accident Fund General Insurance Company, United Wisconsin Insurance Company, Third Coast Insurance Company, or CompWest Insurance Company.</strong>

United States, USA

AF Group

<p class="p1"><strong>AF Group&rsquo;s focused and passionate team uses industry-leading best practices, analytics and resources to manage risk and minimize loss for our policyholders while strengthening businesses with our valued independent agent partners.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>We strive to continuously increase the long-term value of our organization by outperforming our industry peers and fostering a culture of underwriting and claims excellence.</strong></p>

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <br />The Instructional Designer is responsible for designing training curricula that improve employee performance and create a robust onboarding experience through a combination of instructor-led training, e-learning, job aids, etc. They produce high-quality learning solutions and ensure they are delivered by the facilitation team while partnering with leaders and SMEs.<br /><br /> <p><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS:</strong></p> <p>Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards. Minimal travel required.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Work with stakeholders from different parts of the organization to analyze their needs and design robust training solutions that meet their needs</li> <li>Analyze whether business requests can be satisfied through training vs. other types of interventions</li> <li>Help create instructional design processes to support enhanced capabilities</li> <li>Work independently with internal subject matter experts (SMEs), training facilitators to design, develop, and deliver solutions&nbsp;</li> <li>Apply creative design to the discipline of instructional design with an emphasis on multimedia</li> <li>Develop training materials, including facilitator support guides, end-user guides, and other learning activities as needed for assigned training projects.</li> <li>Plan, coordinate, and develop support materials and communications for divisional and/or corporate projects</li> <li>Have a deep understanding of learner roles to ensure that learning solutions meet the needs of stakeholders and end-users</li> <li>Maintain knowledge of new learning approaches, technology, and tools through continuous research to ensure our solutions deliver innovation</li> <li>Develop assessments that measure learner outcomes including productivity and understanding</li> <li>Develop and communicate timelines and provide updates to stakeholders.</li> <li>Prioritize effectively to manage multiple concurrent projects and initiatives.</li> <li>May have responsibility for LMS Administrator tasks, including upload of new content, updated to existing content, and curricula creation</li> <li>Runs Quality Assurance of LMS housed training</li> <li>Management and organization of training content</li> <li>Work with facilitation team to ensure content is delivered in high quality</li> <li>Work independently with internal subject matter experts (SMEs), training facilitators to design, develop, and deliver solutions&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop training materials, including eLearning Modules, Videos, interactive PDFs, and Assessments, compatible with data tracking capabilities of the Learning Management System (LMS)</li> <li>Develop instructional programs that leverage new technologies and multimedia</li> <li>Apply interaction design and interactive learning principles to instructional solutions for adult learners</li> <li>Select, modify, and integrate existing instructional materials that employ multimedia and emerging technologies</li> <li>Collaborate with internal teams, external teams, and management to ensure requirements are being met and projects are kept on schedule.</li> <li>Coach subject matter experts at all levels on Digital Training development</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design or related degree or ID certifications</li> <li>Master&rsquo;s Degree preferred&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Three (3) years experience in content development (ILT, VILT, eLearning)</li> <li>Three (3) years experience with ID/LXD tools such as Storyline, Rise, Camtasia, etc.</li> <li>Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, InDesign, and Illustrator preferred</li> <li>Graphic Design or Multimedia Development experience preferred</li> <li>Workers' compensation/insurance experience preferred</li> <li>Project management experience preferred</li> <li>Strong analytical skills</li> <li>Relationship building skills</li> <li>Experience in designing and developing computer-based training, storyboards, and lessons to be used in a variety of delivery media is required</li> <li>Knowledge of adult learning theories with the ability to create content relevance by mapping courses with perceived learner needs and planning instructional strategies relevant for wide variety of adult learners</li> <li>Experience with documentation of training</li> <li>Experience with LMS</li> <li>Technical writing skills</li> <li>Proven project leadership or employee leadership skills/experience.</li> <li>Knowledge of instructional design principles</li> </ul>